Friday, May 24, 2024

Yuzuru Hanyu Height, Weight, Age & Girlfriend 2024

A Japanese figure skater, Yuzuru Hanyu is not only the 2014 Olympic champion, but he has broken multiple world records twelve times. Hailing from Sendai, Miyagi, he will be competing in his second Winter Olympic Games later this month in Pyeongchang. Are you a fan? Want to learn more about the star athlete? If so, be sure to keep scrolling- we’ve got more cool facts about him down below!

Yuzuru Hanyu Personal Facts – 2024 Update

Real Name

Yuzuru Hanyu

Nick Names

Yuzu, Mushy, Mushroom, The Prince


Professional Figure Skater, Actor

Famous For

Yuzuru Hanyu is the first (and youngest) Asian men’s singles skater to win a gold medal at the Olympics. He’s also the only male single skater who’s won seven world championship medals (two golds, two bronzes, and three silvers).

Not only that, but he has broken numerous world records. For one thing, he’s the first man to have received over 100 points in the men’s short program and over 200 points in the free skate. He’s also the first skater to have successfully landed a quadruple loop in competition.

Age – How Old is He?

He is 27 years old

Birthday/Date of Birth

His birthday is on December 7, 1994

Place of Birth/Hometown

Yuzuru Hanyu was born and raised in Sendai, Miyagi. For his training, however, he currently resides in Toronto, Canada.




He is Japanese

Yuzuru Hanyu Height, Weight & Body Facts

How Tall – Height in Feet

He is 5’6 tall

How Tall – Height in Meters

He is 1.71 meters tall

Weight in Pounds

His current weight is approximately 117 pounds

Weight in Kilograms

His current weight is approximately 53 kg

Body Measurements

His body measurements are unavailable at this time

Waist Size

His waist size is unknown

Foot/Shoe Size

His shoe size has not been disclosed to the public

Eye Color


Hair Color


Personal Life

Is Yuzuru Hanyu Currently in a Relationship?

From what we know, he is currently single and not in a relationship.

Yuzuru Hanyu’s Girlfriends

We do not have any information on Yuzuru Hanyu’s previous relationships at this time.






He has an older sister named Saya.


As far as we know, he does not have any brothers.


Yuzuru Hanyu does not have any children.

High School

As a teen, he completed his secondary education at Tohoku High School- the same school that Japanese figure skaters Shizuka Arakawa and Takeshi Honda had attended.


Yuzuru Hanyu studied at Waseda University after graduating from high school. Due to his training schedule, he entered an e-school program, which he was able to attend from Canada. In the summer of 2020, it was revealed that he completed his graduation thesis on 3D motion capture technology and how it can be used in figure skating judging.

He later graduated from the university in September 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Japan, however, he was unable to attend the ceremony.


For now, information on Yuzuru Hanyu’s salary is unavailable.

Net Worth

As far as we can tell, Yuzuru Hanyu’s net worth currently stands at $2 Million.



Random Facts


His hobbies include listening to music and collecting earphones

Favorite Food


Favorite Actor


Favorite Book


Favorite Movie


Favorite TV Show


Favorite Color


Favorite Music Artists

Some of his favorite music artists include Bump of Chicken, Hi-Fi Camp’s R, and Fumiya Sashida

Favorite Sports

Figure Skating


Born on December 7, he is a Sagitarrius

Phone Number

This information is currently unknown


This information is currently unknown

Yuzuru Hanyu’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames

Yuzuru Hanyu’s Instagram Username

Yuzuru Hanyu’s Facebook Account

Yuzuru Hanyu’s Youtube Channel

Yuzuru Hanyu does not have his own YouTube channel

Yuzuru Hanyu’s Twitter Username

Yuzuru Hanyu’s Snapchat Username 

Yuzuru Hanyu is not active on Snapchat

Other Interesting Facts:

  • In 2016, he became the first figure skater in history to have ever landed a quadruple loop in competition
  • His name, given to him by his father, means a bowstring, which symbolizes confidence, straightness, and strength
  • A big fan of Winnie the Pooh, he often receives stuffed Winnie the Poohs as gifts after completing his programs
  • His house was damaged by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Tohoku; fortunately, it remained habitable
  • In 2016, he appeared on-screen for the first time in the Japanese comedy film, The Magnificent Nine, where he portrayed the part of a samurai lord named Date Shigemura
  • A photo book named, Yuzuru was released in October 2014; incredibly popular, it peaked at the top of the Oricon weekly chart in Japan
  • He has worked with several brands including Lotte, Phiten, and Capcom, among others
  • He is able to perform four different quadruple jumps in competition including the Lutz, Loop, Salchow, and Toe Loop
  • He tends to talk to himself during practice- often spinning and circling his index finger at the same time
  • He has broken twelve world records throughout his career so far
  • According to a survey conducted in early 2016, he is the second most popular athlete in Japan (behind Kei Nishikori, a famous tennis player)
  • He released a DVD album titled, Times of Awakening in 2014, which went on to sell over 21,000 copies in Japan
  • He is currently coached by Tracy Wilson and Brian Orser
Brooke Carter
Brooke Carter
Freelance writer who loves dogs and anything related to Japanese culture.


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